Chemonics seeks a Subcontracts and grants manager for the anticipated USAID Malaria Capacity Strengthening activity in Mozambique. The project aims to support the implementation of proven malaria interventions at community and facility levels, strengthen management capacity of the provincial and district Ministry of Health personnel to provide oversight and supervision of malaria interventions and improve health management information system, data reporting, analysis and use at the provincial and district levels. The subcontracts and grants manager will be responsible for managing the process of development and implementation of grants and local subcontracts. The subcontracts and grants manager oversees the process of ushering a grant or subcontract through the administrative process but will not be responsible for identifying grant and/or subcontracting technical concepts. The subcontracts and grants manager will work closely with the operations and finance director, technical director and advisors, and the chief of party to assess various grant/subcontracting opportunities.. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
- Manage and monitor subcontract/grant processes pursuant to Chemonics policies and procedures and USAID regulations
- Maintain a tracking system for preparation of tenders, evaluation of applications/proposals, and monitoring of subcontractor/grantee performance, invoicing and payment; this includes updating and revising the subcontractor/grantee database as well as collecting M&E data as needed
- Conduct institutional assessments and diagnostic analysis of potential grantees and subcontractors i.e. financial, accounting, and administrative procedures for control of funds and expenditures, including appropriate reporting and authorities
- Assess the training, technical assistance, and commodity needs of potential subcontractors and grantees and establish controls for expenditures and reporting on use of funds
- Closely liaise with and provide necessary assistance to technical staff on issues related to the refinement, data management, and monitoring of an administrative system to track the activities and performance of organizations who receive funding under the project
- Ensure full compliance with USAID regulations related to fair and open competition in the award of local subcontracts and grants, and manage the issuance of solicitations for proposals. Develop branding and marking plans with subcontractors/grantees, and ensure environmental compliance
- Assist in evaluating applications, including preparation of written reports on the process of evaluation and results of selection
- Bachelor’s degree is required and four (4) years minimum of progressively responsible subcontracts or procurement related experience
- Minimum 3 years’ relevant technical experience in a senior level procurement, subcontracts or grants specialist
- Thorough knowledge of USAID and its contractual and procurement requirements
- Ability to write and verbally communicate clearly and concisely
- Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
- Excellent written and verbal English and Portuguese language skills
Please apply by filling out an application through the formstack link below by December 12, 2021. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.
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